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CBS
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
. >> reporter: ... the voice should be. as gollum in the blockbuster lord of the rings trilogy and now the hobbit, andy serkis pioneered acting for computer animation. ahead, the man who created gollum. >> or the gollum who created the man. >> reporter: andy serkis, later on sunday morning. >> osgood: steve hartman introduces us to a couple who made football a family affair. we get a visit from techno-clause, our david pogue bearing gifts. we'll be remember jazz great dave brbake. but first the headlines for this sunday morning the ninth of december 2012. an american doctor abducted by the taliban five days ago in afghanistan has been rescued. he was freed early today in a joint u.s.-afghan operation ordered after intelligence revealed that his life was in danger. in a televised speech last night venezuela's president hugo chavez revealed that his cancer has returned. chavez travels to cuba today for his third cancer operation in 18 months. governor of south africa says that 94-year-old nelson mandela is in the hospital for tests. the former president is said to be doing well. florida'
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 12:00pm EST
of the admiralty, but churchill's stand was all over it. he had been twice lord of the admiralty. he thought in terms of ships and navies, and strategic possibilities with ships. so he was very keen on this. >> so how do that and? >> the admiral in gibraltar discuss it with his captains. some of whom were friends with the french admiral that they would have to attack him and they radioed back through england, to the abaco and they said we think this is a terrible idea. is going to alienate french every. they will hate us. you can't do this. and if you don't mind, let me read the admiralty's letter back. it was the eating of the second and this has firm intention of his majesty's government, that if the french do not accept any of your alternatives they are to be destroyed. so admiral somerville from gibraltar sales out with his flotilla, one of the ships was the hms hood, later destroyed by the bismarck. so it was a big flotilla. and during the night when they were sailing, churchill since somerville this message. churchill to somerville, you are charged with one of the most disagreeable and
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 10:00am EST
>> let us pray. gracious god, sovereign lord of history, thank you for the exemplary impact of senator daniel ken inouye on our national history. lord, we are grateful for the excellence that distinguished his significant career for the quiet grace and dignity with which he represented the aloha state. and for the gift of discernment that enabled him to serve you faithfully for the good of america. as we express gratitude for the laudable footprints he left in the sands of time, give us your power to persevere impromptly doing what is right. may the memory of senator inouye's indefatigable faithfulness provide a benchmark for the lives of all who labor for liberty. lord, intensify our dedication to make sacrifices for the good of our nation and world as we put our trust in you to do for us immeasurably, abundantly, above all that we can ask or imagine, according to your power working in and through us. we pray in your sovereign name. amen. >> senator dan inouye was a noble soul. one of the finest men i've ever met. united states senate and entire country are poorer for his l
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
culture and the drug lords and the gangsters, those who follow the music industry say she was the most influential singing star since salina. >> rivera was a hope for a lot of people in the latin community and worked a decade tire misally inspiring people and that legacy, the music, everything she did in the business will have an impression for many, many years to come, like salina. >>trace: this woman had her first chinese at the age of 16 and never released an album until she was 30. now the at age of 43 she has left a very long legacy. >>shepard: and then there is john mcafee. the software pioneer wanted for questioning with a murder has a new wish. he left the united states to lower his taxes but now that police in belize want him, he says he wants to come back to the place he left to avoid his taxes. and the matter of the dead dogs. and the dead neighbor. and live out in the jungle. all sorts of weirdness coming up. anncr: some politicians seem to think medicare and... social security are just numbers in a budget. well, we worked hard for those benefits. we earned them. and if was
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm PST
to be. good lord. >> ta-da! >> did you buy the whole store? we'll share our top ideas for holiday must have items for everyone on your list. >> must have pacifiers just above 10 dollars. >> of course i always follow my nose and find my way to good eats. plus we'll share a holiday recipe with you at home. -- on your list. >> a mustache pacifier is $5. >> and i always follow my nose and find some >>> hello and welcome to "eye on the bay." i'm liam mayclem. coming to you from what
NBC
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
the senate in prayer. the chaplain: let us pray. lord of life and glory, bend your ears to hear our prayers. lord, deep inside we long to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. give our lawmakers the wisdom to discover your purposes and the courage to obey your commands. lord, teach them to make right decisions without drama and to resist the temptation to waste the currency of the faith and trust of the american people. as they follow your providential leading, may our senators strive to be instruments of your glory. use them to do your will on earth, even as it is done in heaven. into each dark and trying hour, send the illumination of your mercy and grace. we pray in your great name. amen. the presiding officer: please join me in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the presiding officer: the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c, december 4, 2012. to the senate: u
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 10:00am EST
words and ask the good lord to bless them, their families, the people of connecticut and yes, our country. and that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair recognizes the gentleman from oregon, mr. blumenauer, for five minutes. mr. blumenauer: the mall shooting that might have been worse and ended in newtown, connecticut, where it's impossible to imagine that it was worse. it's part of an ongoing pattern of carnage because we lose one life to gun violence every 20 minutes, every hour, every day. the mass murders reclaiming my time page gets the country's attention, but the same total loss of life at sandy hook happens more than twice every day all year long. this is personal for me, not just because the mall shooter was in my district, but i had a high school friend who was killed with a random freak drive-by shooting, my brother took his life with a handgun as a young man. i supported gun provisions at the state and federal level at every opportunity. it might be different now. not just because the horrific image of
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm EST
. the legend went in newspaper lord that he committed suicide because he can handle the critique that was leveled against him for having taken a particular freda to be that as a way of saying that these photos are not easy. they're not ease its stake i think there are important >> i want to go back to the new york post. would you have taken this photo? >> absolutely. i don't think that the question of what i have taken that showed up is a question that any photographer really asks him or herself. if the news is occurring the news is taking place, you recorded and your record it with whatever is that -- device you have available, whether it's words or pictures. when i have tried to do in this book is generate a more empathetic understanding of why pictures are important on their own terms. >> very well known picture right here. >> this is the picture, the shooting of general during the vietnam war. this was a picture, also problematic, as are most of the pictures in this book. this is a picture in which the general was shooting a suspected vietcong prisoner. and the picture came o
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm EST
i know you have some accidental connections with the lord. please pray for the book this week. we gave guidance to the writers. if you had 10 minutes in front of an eighth-grade class, what would you tell them? what would you tell them about leaderships? what did you experience over the last 10 years and how can we use this book to inspire young people to do great things? all those parents and grandparents out there, this is the book of choice. for the teenager, searching, for that young person looking for direction this will inspire them. thank you for the question. >> we have time for two more. >> the thank you. i met josh as a board of trustees at the naval academy and had dinner with him in march and we discussed participation. he is one of the sponsors and the other seven better here as well toward the book. as he so eloquently said honors those whose names are engraved in memorial hall. we have sponsors have been on the conference calls and looking beyond just patriot week, and i know you and i will be working for that but could you share with others but the expectation is s
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 3:00pm EST
did in vietnam was extraordinary with respect to the brown water navy, sea lords taking the offensive to the enemy and all of a sudden making the brown water navy relevant in the war. and for the first time, sailors were getting killed. and do you know what happened? that got the respect of mac v. and when bud zumwalt arrived, general creighton abrams who had already cut -- and -- [inaudible] the guy who authored probably the best book on creighton abrams, and i have to be careful because i don't want to make a mistake. the remarkable relationship that that abe had with bud zumwalt, it didn't start off like that because they didn't know each other. but as soon as bud showed he was willing to put chips on the table and that sailors were prepared to die taking the fight to the enemy, he got the respect of creighton abrams right away. he had a place at the table. and the navy didn't have a place at the weekly meetings before that, because admiral zeff had worn out his welcome with creighton abrams, and, indeed, in their first meeting abrams told bud i'll give you a short period of time,
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
's friends. his best friends she didn't like at all. lord beaverbrook and brendon bracken who was a strange irishman who once claimed churchill was his father and churchill didn't do anything to diminish the rumor. she didn't like the gambling winston did before the war in mon monte carlo. he never did well. she had a nervous temperament her daughter wrote. one year i think they had four dinners alone, 1944, clementine and winston. and if they were at dinner aides were coming in, bombs were falling and the house was full of guests. russian diplomats she doesn't want there. she had a very hard time. i'm not sure -- again i mentioned earlier winston was not sympathetic or empathetic over matters of mental anxiety, that sort of thing. host: what did you conclude about his mental health? guest: that was interesting. i had long talk with my editor bill tphreufpls -- phillips and they warn against a retroactive diagnosis but this whole black dog thing started in a letter he wrote in 1911. he never used the term again. a and coville and others who worked for him, nannies would say to their childre
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
with her fans. she also sang about mexican culture, the drug lords, the gangs. some say she was the most influential latina singer since selena. >> jenni rivera was the hope for a lot of people in the latin community, and she spent a decade working tirelessly on her craft and inspiring people, and i think that legacy, the music, everything she did in the business will have an impression for many, many years to come, kind of like selena. >> reporter: she said she wanted to be the oprah win free of mexico and she was well on her way, shepard. >> shepard: any word on the plane crash, what might have caused it? >> reporter: they took off from monterey after a concert about 3:30 in the morning. they were 10 minutes in the flight. the reports are they went from 35,000 feet to 9,000 feet in seconds and it fell off the radar into some very rugged mountains. there are now reports that same leelear jet was damaged during takeoff in amarillo the region in 2005 after they had problems with fuel. one of the engines was misfiring. the jet was the same age as jenni rivera, 43 years owed. a journalist r
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
. >> our help is in the name of the lord who made help and earth. the souls of the righteous are in the hand of god. those -- be destroyed but the name liveth for ever more. let us pray. almighty god, creator and sustainer, we offer to you endless of thanks thanksgiving and praise today. we reremember a time of great tyranny in our world. we remember world war ii. we also remember those who stood their ground against great tyranny. those who fought here at home and on the battle fronts to ensure that tyranny would not prevail. we thank you that in the hour of need you gave men and women the strength and resolve to stand no matter the cost. may those brave souls who still remain here with us feel today your hand of favor and strength. for those who remain with us today, receive renewed hope and awareness of our gratitude for their bravery and sacrifice. we ask for your unceasing grace and bountiful blessings on them and their families. lord, we covered your wisdom on life journey and your entiring strength as we forge forward committed to building global you knowty and peace -
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
. they aren't allowed to have it in public. >>> and lord stanley is weeping. all games canceled through december 31st. >> fans disappearing if there are any left. >> i wasn't surprised when i saw the news. you weren't either. >> bad. a league managing ifrs potself . >>> a terrific week for tom brady. i can't get the smile off my face. tom brady welcomes a new baby and shows the texans who is boss on monday night. here is a hint. tom brady. we'll have more, coming up. i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. visit fastreliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. and with my banka
CNN
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
franchise, "lord of the rings" is a serious contender. new films on the way. the franchise ranks ninth, earnings of almost $3 billion but "the hobbit" three-part series which hits theaters today has the potential to make "lorld of the rings" one of the most lucrative franchises of all-time and i certainly know they're going to do huge box office, it will be an easy win for number one this weekend, don. >> goodness gracious, we are in the wrong business. my goodness. thank you, a.j. >>> next hour, a.j. has the story of a man caught trying to break into taylor swift's home and he was armed with a knife. checking our top stories right now the deejays who pranked the hospital where prince william's pregnant wife was staying saying they are not getting death threats so the deejays and ten station executives have hired bodyguards and some reports say the deejays have been moved to a safehouse. the nurse who anded the prank call committed suicide last week. >>> a u.s. veteran says he's been put on the fbi's no fly list and doesn't know why. he held a press conference in oklahoma city, they sa
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 1:40am PST
hsbc. the government says the british bank did business with drug lords and terrorists yet faces no criminal charges. brian ross reports. >> reporter: when the most ruthless of the mexican drug cartels wanted to hide their money, they went to hsbc. so did hamas and al qaeda, along with iran and other countries and the u.s. financial blacklist. all customers of a bank known well around the word. but given much less prominence in the announcement was a deferred prosecution agreement with hsbc, meaning there will be no prosecution of the bank or its top executives. despite more than a decade of dealing with criminals and terrorists. >> this is a very just, very real and very powerful result. >> you don't think the bank got off easy? >> no, and i don't think the bank thinks it got off easy. >> reporter: but with $38 billion in profits over just the last two years alone, hsbc can easily afford its $1.92 billion payment. >> this is a signal to other banks that if you do this kind of stuff, you'll get a parking ticket, you'll pay the fine and move on. >> reporter: since this summer, whe
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
are worthy of our praise. stay with us, bringing your grace and gladness to brighten our lives. lord, remove our sins from us and cleanse us with your spirit, emancipating us from fears about what tomorrow may hold. continue to direct the steps of our lawmakers, keeping them from eleventh-hour decisions that bring unintended negative consequences. remind them that the cost of indecision may be much higher than they anticipate. purple them of the things that increase discord, that in unity they may serve you with fanalfulness. we pray in your sacred name. amen. the presiding officer: please join me in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the presiding officer: the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c, december 6, 2012. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable tom udall, a senator from the s
Current
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
the right wing? eric boehlert doing the lord's work as usual. >> eric boehlert. ♪ hurts so good ♪ ♪ come on, baby ♪ >> eric boehlert. >> stephanie: let's dive into the right-wing world. eric boehlert from media matters who we love. good morning eric boehlert. >> good morning. >> stephanie: great point as usual. i was going to tell you i -- i opened the show today. i said boy i really hope this time is different. it feels different. we're all going to back off to talking points. i was listening to sean hannity on the radio on friday. he said of course the left is politicizing this already. in the same breath, eric, he said i don't mean to politicize this but i don't think this president understands the nature of evil. on friday he said that. >> o'reilly said the same thing on his show friday night as well i'm just finishing up a blog post. mourdock calls for gun reform while fox news demonizes gun reform. there is a massive discorrect. mourdock tweeted this weekend you know, why can't we -- when will p
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
easily. >> you're a smart guy. gregg: i graduated in the top 98 of my chance. >> thank the lord i've never been out of work one day as a lawyer. so this isn't sour grapes but at the same time you can't put on blinders and say you can't recognize what i would say is the fraud that is being perpetrated on these students who are graduating today. gregg: the other thing that's changed is, law schools, some of them were free. mine was free, the university of california. nobody is free nowadays. i know you're laughing at it. >> you got a free ride. >> i'm lucky they let me n. >> uc was free. nobody is free now. so these kids are graduating with huge bills, they'll never get out from under. >> nobody who goes to law school plans on being a lawyer, they plan on using the degree in the legal world, entrepreneurs, whatever it may be. i've sat in on the meetings, i've looked at materials, it tells you this statistic is based on a response of 30% of last year's graduate. gregg: last word, tom. >> the fine print may be there but it's the practice itself. every state has an unfair deception and
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
times. as you guide them to do what is best for this land we love. lord, guide them beyond the meager resources of their talents so that they will trust and lean on you. give them the wisdom to believe that in every circumstance you can provide them exactly what they need. may they find opportunities to honor you in each challenge they face, as you empower them to lift burdens that are heavier than they can bear. we pray in your sacred name amen. the presiding officer: please join me in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the presiding officer: the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington d.c., december 11, 2012. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable jim webb, a senator from the commonwealth of virginia, to perform the duties of the chair. signed: daniel k. inouye, president pro temp
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 3:00am PST
in this notorious mexican jail that was filled with drug lords, drug running cartels. his life was threatened. and, you know, he had tried -- his family had tried every single avenue to get him out. it wasn't until they got the attention of congress and frankly fox news that finally he was released. we're happy to report yesterday. >> he was released and some back story on, this of course, was that he was carrying an heirloom gun it was an older shotgun that he had checked at security. >> like an antique. >> yeah. it was antique heirloom gun. it was not loaded. and he was taking it through he had written on the u.s. side that he had documentation of this weapon. but in mexico no civilian is allowed to own weapons unless you register and buy them through the department of state i believe in mexico. so he has this gun. he gets arrested and that's how he wound up behind bars for five months. >> so how he wound up home for the holidays is a great story. one that they finally gave up going through the proper channels trying to deal with the mexican authorities. mexican government. the family finally tu
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
faith, we talk about god, we love the lord, we love jesus. >> yeah. >> some of those details maybe we don't need to discuss them. how important is it? >> that's like saying we don't need to discuss where america came from? why do we he have people grow up with a total misunderstanding of individual responsibility, freedom. the exceptionalism of this country. nobody told them. don't expect schools or churches can do that churches in an hour or two a week can't fulfill all the needs. again, it's a mom and dad who has to take responsibility for the spiritual upbringing of their children. >> especially because children are being bombarded about the stories of war on christmas. guy up in connecticut the governor who was not going to light the christmas tree and going to call it a holiday tree. mean while 85, 90% of country believes in one form of christianity? >> the irony is in deer born, michigan the state spent $25,000 to build foot baths for muslims at the university of michigan at deer born. now, imagine what would have happened if somebody had spent taxpayer money to build a nativity
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
day, he gets up, he praises his lord, he thanks him for his family and he dreams bold dreams because, mr. speaker, he is an american. mr. speaker, i've been granted many blessings in life. many blessings in life. few that i will cherish as much as the blessing of fighting for freedom on the floor of the united states house of representatives. at the side of mike pence. he's taught me that verse in proverbs that iron sharpens iron, mr. speaker. he has always sharpened my iron. he's taught me about proverbs 18:24, and there is a friend that stick eth closer than a brother. mike pence is my friend that sticketh closer than a brother. i've always thought, what is the highest praise i can pay to such a friend? back in dallas, texas, i've got a son, travels. he's 9. since it's a school night, he hopefully is not playing angry birds or plants vs. zombies or some other electronic game. he and his sister are the apple of my eye and my wife's eye. and i thought, mr. speaker, what kind of life might my son have, how do i want to raise my son? what do i want to teach him? who do i want him to em
NBC
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
't you sit over here? thank you. oh, thank you very much. we ask thy blessing, oh lord, on all seated around this table, and we thank thee for the food we are about to receive. amen. amen. do your travels take you all over the country, mr. nicholson? oh, all over this country and so many lands. you know, there's never a shortage of toys to be mended wherever there are children. ha ha. i'm sure of that. have you ever spent christmas in some foreign place, mr. nicholson? many a christmas has found me in far away places, timmy. for instance, i was once in a village where the children's gifts were brought to them by a little old lady and a little old man. and they're called mother christmas and father christmas, and they bring the gifts to the children. and in return, each child gives a present to mother christmas and father christmas. but, the gift must be made by t. - oh, what a lovely custom! please tell us some more, mr. nicholson. well, there are other places where the children put their shoes outside on the doorstep before they go to sleep on christmas eve. and sometime during
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